Evander Holyfield, Olympic bronze medalist, world heavyweight champion, and the man whose ear was bitten by Mike Tyson has raised a daughter of virtue. She opened up to Essence.com about how she has resisted temptation.
On Why You Should Wait
“I think women should make a list of what they really want in a man. Then, wait, really stick to your guns, and have faith that God is going to give you that person. If women did that, it would save them a lot of heartache. Never settle.”
“I feel like if a guy truly loves me, and he’s ready to commit, then he will do everything in his power to make me happy and meet my criteria.”
On Why We Should Respect Our Bodies
“I feel like young girls these days are too focused on getting a man and not on empowering themselves. Guys are going to treat you how you allow them to, and if you don’t respect yourself and feel like you’re worth something, then you will feel like you should do whatever a man wants you to.”
On How She Pulls it Off
“In my mind, I already have it set that I’m not gonna do it, so if someone were to pressure me, it wouldn’t even phase me. I just don’t have those desires.”
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